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Director of Product, Supply Chain Technology

Apply Job ID R47631 Date posted 04/09/2021

Job Description Details

Zulily is an online retailer that offers new, well-priced products every day. We help customers continually discover unique and exciting items at incredible value. Zulily strives to deliver three unique elements each day to every one of our customers – fresh (products, brands), boutique (unique, unexpected items), and value (great low prices).

Zulily serves over 6M active customers across the world delivering products from over 15,000 brands. We operate country-specific storefronts in 8 countries (US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong). 70% of our orders come from mobile devices, one of the highest in retail, while over 90% of our orders come from repeat customers, an indication of strong customer loyalty. Zulily uses 100 new events (mini storefronts) to launch over 9,000 products daily, 30% are which are new, delivering a high degree of freshness to the site.

About the Supply Chain Tech team:
Supply Chain Tech (SCT) builds the software that powers both Zulily’s fulfillment network and an increasing part of QVC and HSN’s networks. Our combined fulfillment operations make us the third-largest pure-play ecommerce company in the world, and our build-first software teams create a range of solutions including network-wide inventory, transportation, shipment planning, procurement, and every function within our state-of-the-art fulfillment centers. SOA, AWS, Kubernetes, CI/CD (actual CD – 20-50 production deployments per day), TDD, monitoring and DR are assumed, and the type of work can be mobile applications, internet-scale services that are deciding how much to buy and when, integrating with robotic storage systems, or a giant traveling salesman problem for optimizing routes for our warehouse pickers.

Job Description Details

Responsibilities Include:

·Hire and develop greatproductmanagers at all levels, coaching both product management discipline as well as vision andstrategy

·Lead the ongoing strategy, definition, adoption, and value generation for your technology products andservices

·Develop, communicate, and manage the strategy and delivery of the full product lifecycle for oursupply chaintechnology

·Oversee the development and delivery of large-scale initiatives which include new products, significant refactoring, and new technology stackadoption

·Manage multiple complex products which are broad in scope, interdependent, high risk, high impact, and with various implementation time frames that impactboth Zulily andQurateorganizations

·Manage a metrics program with an emphasis on objectives and key results (OKR), monthly business reviews (MBR), A/B testing and measured business value (ROI)     

Qualifications:

·5-10 yearsproductmanagement experience at a senior level position for a well-known large technology organization

·3-5+ years managing people ranging from individual contributors to senior managementroles

·Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communicationskills

·Lead cross-functional teams using Agile and Waterfall methods

·Proven track record of building high-performance teams

·Demonstrates exceptional relationship building skills with strong ability to influenceothers

·Proven history of working closely with business partners to successfully drive overall companyobjectives

·Experience road mapping or performing high level annualplanning

·Demonstrates proven leadership of large end user projects andprograms

·Bachelors or Master’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Engineering fields; Bachelors in other fields are welcome; MBA,preferred

Preferred qualifications:

·Experience in supply chain and/or warehouse management systemspreferred

About Zulily, LLC

Zulily, LLC, is a retailer obsessed with bringing its customers special finds every day—all at incredible prices. zulily features an always-fresh curated collection for the whole family, including clothing, home decor, toys, gifts and more. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favorites

from top brands, giving customers something new to discover each morning. zulily was launched in 2010 and is headquartered in Seattle with offices in Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. For more information visit www.zulily.com. zulily, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, RTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, Zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, “Qurate Retail Group”), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce, #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.

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